10 facts about ancient Egypt

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Here are some interesting facts about ancient Egypt:

1- Ancient Egyptians invented many things that we still use today, such as paper, pens, locks, keys, and toothpaste

2- Ancient Egyptians believed in more than 2,000 gods and goddesses, each with different roles and responsibilities. They also mummified their dead to preserve their bodies for the afterlife

3- Ancient Egyptians built magnificent pyramids as tombs for their pharaohs (kings) and their families. The largest pyramid is the Great Pyramid of Giza, which is about 480 feet tall and weighs as much as 16 Empire State buildings

4- Ancient Egyptians used a system of writing called hieroglyphs, which consisted of more than 700 symbols. They wrote on papyrus (a type of paper made from reeds) or on walls and monuments

5- Ancient Egyptians had a complex social hierarchy, with the pharaoh at the top and slaves at the bottom. They also had a rich culture that included art, music, literature, and science

6- Both Egyptian men and women wore make-up as they believed make-up had magical healing powers, As well as offering protection from the sun .

7- Unwrapped, the bandages of the mummies of an Ancient Egyptian could stretch for 1.6km.

8- Cats were considered sacred animals by the Ancient Egyptians. as most commonly most families kept a cat as a pet, which they believed would bring the household good luck

9-The Egyptian alphabet contained more than 700 hieroglyphs! as most of the hieroglyphs letters was driven from natural things

10- Ancient Egyptian were considering death is not the end but the beginning of eternity

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Written by ATW Updated May 2024